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Nomination Summary for Metals (N94006)

Nominated Substances: Cobalt dust, Welding fume (copper, zinc, lead oxide)

Nomination Date: 04/05/1994

Nominator: International Union, UAW

Rationale: Substantial exposure in the transportation equipment and related metalworking industries; evidence for human health risks, particularly occupational cancer and respiratory toxicity found in epidemiological studies.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected

Agents and Status

The following information relates to the specific agent and may include history from earlier or later nominations for this same agent.


Agent Name: Cobalt dust

  • No studies are available.


Agent Name: Welding fume (copper, zinc, lead oxide)

  • No studies are available.